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Garden Park Fossil Area, CO

Bureau of Land Management

Garden Park Fossil Area

Fossils of well-known species of large dinosaurs have been discovered at this site over the last 120 years. Many of the dinosaur fossils discovered at this site are on exhibit at museums around the country...[more]

Address

Royal Gorge Field Office
3028 East Main Street
Canon City, CO 81212
Phone:719-269-8500
Email:jlenard@blm.gov

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Directions

From Canon City, go about 6 miles north on Shelf Road. This is part of the Gold Belt Back Country Scenic Byway. There are 2 small pull-outs with marked interpretive signs.

Activities
  • AUTO TOURING AUTO TOURING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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